Sat.Jan 11, 2020

Supply Chain IoT Needs Blockchain to Fully Mature

IoT World Today

For supply chain managers, tracking and tracing products is a nagging preoccupation. Manufacturers may ship their products across the globe, but they lack key data about shipment location and status as packages move from sea port to port. This lack of transparency is a hulking challenge that affects efficiency and good decision making, say supply chain professionals.

SA: ‘The clocks stopped at 1:17’ – the week the earth stood still

The LoadStar

THE HEISENBERG writes: “The clocks stopped at 1:17,” reads the most famous line from Cormac McCarthy’s post-apocalyptic classic The Road. “A long shear of light and then a series of low concussions.” ” It didn’t happen at 1:17, but it was close. At 1:20 a.m. local time on Wednesday, Iran’s Revolutionary Guards began an attack on US positions in Iraq. Officials said the timing was symbolic – Qassem Soleimani was killed by a US.